In the ancient times, Indian Bindi was worn as a tradition mark. Hindu wives applied it on their foreheads to symbolize marriage. It is believed that bindi acts as the third eye protecting them from bad evils. But, today it has become more of a fashion style. It is the most eye catchy accessory, which draws immediate attention. Today young and old both wear traditional fashion bindi to adorn their beauty.
Bindi comes in a variety of shapes, colors and designs. Intricate designs include beadwork, handprints, meenakari work, kundan, and studded stones, pearls and diamonds. Apart from the usual traditional bindis, we have an outstanding variety ranging from fancy bindis to designer bindis to bridal bindis. Designer bindis are a collection of several artistic body art bindis.
Original handcrafted bindis & bodydots in fashion. These authentic body dots are self-adhesive, re-usable and fun for any occasion, outfit or style. One can try those that are made with genuine Austrian & Czech crystals. One can get such designs, which are one piece for easy application.
The application is very easy-simply peel the design from the backing sheet and place on the skin. To store them, one can return the design to the backing sheet. If self-adhesive wears off, one can clean the back with an alcohol swab and use any non-toxic glue. These bindis have replaced body piercing tattooing as a painless, temporary way to enhance the beauty of eyes, embellish the body and gild the nails.
Nowadays, such self-adhesive bindis are available for the arms & anklets, belly, forehead, nails, ears and eyelids. The popular body art bindis are crystal bindi, Belly Tattoo Bindi, Glitter tattoo bindi, Arm/Wrist Band bindi, Tikka bindi, Crystal Belly Bindi, pendent bindi, crystal finger bindi, hair bindi, chin bindi, crystal eyelash bindi and crystal nail bindi. TV personalities pave way for new fashion in bindi styles. We have Parvati bindi, Ramola bindi and Saans bindi in the designer shops.
There is a bindi style for each personality type. For bold and beautiful, we have bindis in various shapes of stars, half moon, heart, tree and snakes in glittery, shiny and bright colors. Simple and sober embellish their foreheads with bindis in oval shape, square, diamond or a simple dot in shades of black and dark maroon. Apart from usual hasslefree sticker bindi, liquid bindi and kumkum bindi are also in.
India started and continued the tradition of costume jewelry, which are handcrafted by thousand of rural people in small villages and towns. Naïve and crafty, one can look for chunky charms, curios and juicy-hued enamels nowadays. From oversized to mini jewels, it`s a season of extremes. From soft spriggy motifs to bright, bold blooms, girls can wear them from top to toe, on coats, dresses, shoes and belts. Ultra feminine, they are perfect to add that extra something to all their outfits.
One can buy necklaces, anklets, finger rings, earrings, pendants, waist belts and even navel rings, whatever goes with their outfits. Platinum bracelets, anklets, chains, watches and finger-rings look cool and are very popular among the younger generation. Popular ring types are: Gemstone Wedding ring, Prayer ring, Cross ring, Cocktail ring, women`s signet ring, Masonic ring. Birthstone rings are attired for peace and prosperity. Anything particular in diamonds looks cool in this season. Gold looks better on traditional wear. But the flavor of the glamour world now, is jewellery in white gold. Even costume jewellery made of glass bead, sea bead, bone, wood, brass, and leather is in vogue.
Since times immemorial, arm jewelry especially Indian jewelry bangles and rings have fascinated women. Some wear it as a customary jewelry but today it has become more of a fashion trend. Bangles are hot and happening. Classic bangle style was circular mainly made up of glass material. College girls usually prefer going in for plastic and black metal bangles. Today, bangles come up in almost all shapes like star, triangle, square and heart. In festivities, women embellish their beauty by wearing beautiful bangles to complement their ethnic outfits.
Latest trend this season is of bangle bracelets. Bangle bracelets with a difference are simply rocking. Popular styles are: Cuff style bracelet, beaded, Rope, Tag Bracelet, Vintage style, Charm bracelet. Specially made Sports Bracelet is very in. Lady Armband jewelry is just ideal for the stunning bold look. They look funky and hot and come up in a wide variety of material like Silver, Gold, Enamel, Steel, Plastic, Diamond, Pearl, Jade and Turquoise. Well, among the entire range of arm jewelry, how can we forget the most eye catchy Ring. Our matrimonial ceremonies are incomplete without a ring.
Hoop earrings are one of the most versatile things you can have in the jewelry box. They can transform an outfit and add elegance and sophistication or a hint of funk and irreverence, depending on how you wear them. Hoops tend to be very flattering on just about any face shape, which is another reason they`re ubiquitous. Small hoops can be worn with suits or skirts for the office or client meetings and with jeans or other more casual looks on the weekend.
Medium hoops, especially gold ones, are classic and work almost anywhere and with anything, from a silk shirt to a turtleneck to a T-shirt. If you have multiple piercing in your ears, a couple of small hoops are edgy without going over the top. But be sure to wear the big hoops strictly for a night out.